Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth... Read more
When you’re on a tight budget, the thought of preparing tasty, healthy meals on a regular basis can seem daunting. Not only is it easy to get sucked in by grocery merchandising tricks, but it’s also normal for most of us to fall into... Read more
Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years:
1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals.
1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling... Read more
Eating is no longer an activity only experienced around the table with friends and family. Quick, how many times this past week have you eaten on the run? No place is safe either – the car, your desk, maybe even the shower! Our time is strapped... Read more
Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d... Read more
Off to a great start
I started my healthier way of eating and exercise on August 1st. No fad diets or quick schemes. Just me my double stroller and my water bottle. walking close to 20 miles per week. 15 lbs down. September will be better!... Read more
I build a better snack: to keep me satisfied and energized, my snacks provide a balance of good carbs and either protein, fat or both. In other words, eating just a few carrots won't suffice. Red grapes, almonds, bell pepper, guacamole, boiled egg.... Read more
I buy a lot fresh veggies when I go grocery shopping. They make great quick healthy snacks. And when I'm craving an easy healthy meal, I toss 'em in a fry pan with some olive oil and make an easy stir-fry.... Read more
Now that summer is in full swing, you're probably looking for quick and easy ways to cool down. Although the pool and your air conditioner are the usual suspects, have you ever considered just how much of an asset your kitchen's freezer is?Yo... Read more
You're strapped for time and decide to hit the McDonald's drive-thru for a quick afternoon snack. How about some Chicken McNuggets®? They're small, portable, and surely fewer calories than a sandwich. You could go with the tried-and-t... Read more
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